Rose Mary Falugo

Posted 2/21/20

Rose Mary (Jamiel) Falugo, beloved wife of Charles J. “Jay” Falugo, Jr., for 68 years, passed away Feb. 7, 2020, at the age of 92. Rose was born on Jan. 7, 1928, and spent her youth in …

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Rose Mary Falugo

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Rose Mary (Jamiel) Falugo, beloved wife of Charles J. “Jay” Falugo, Jr., for 68 years, passed away Feb. 7, 2020, at the age of 92. Rose was born on Jan. 7, 1928, and spent her youth in Bristol. She had nine sisters and three brothers, and is survived by three of those sisters – Evelyn Keener, Lucy Paulson and Catherine Hansson.

Rose is also survived by her children: Charles (and Mandy) Falugo, Jean Bellm, Mark Falugo and Jayne Falugo. Her son, Michael “Buddy” Falugo, passed away in 2006. Additionally, Rose had eight grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

As a child, she learned retail sales and bookkeeping from her father and used that knowledge in all her successful business endeavors. In 1949, Rose graduated from Pembroke College, which later merged with Brown University. She married Jay on March 25th, 1951 and was a teacher in Bristol for several years.

Rose and Jay only recently turned their Bedding Center business in Attleboro, Mass., over to their son, who continues to run the store that Rose and Jay opened in 1969.

Rose helped draft a new Charter for Bristol, as the only woman on the town’s first Charter Commission.

Rose and Jay shared many adventures during their marriage. They were able to travel the world extensively with family and friends. Rose was a much beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, and friend. Her wisdom, her advice, her generosity and her love will be missed.

Should you wish, please consider donating to:

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in honor of Rose…/Michael

http://giftfunds.stjude.org/rose_jamiel_falugo

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